Democracy Now! Friday, May 16, 2003
Radiation is 1,000 Times the Normal Levels Where US Troops Used Depleted Uranium Shells in Baghdad
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A discussion with the Christian Science Monitor’s Scott Peterson, who visited four randomly chosen sites in Baghdad and reports that while women and children haven’t been warned, US troops have orders to avoid the sites.
Michael Franti: On Government Surveillance and the Role of Artists in a Time of War
The acclaimed Bay Area singer joins us in the studio for an interview and to perform with members of Spearhead.
Chinese-American Journalist, Author, Activist, Feminist, Lesbian Helen Zia Speaks on the Politics of Identity and the Nature of Evil in the Post-911 U.S.A.
Zia is the author of My Country Versus Me: the Story of Wen Ho Lee, and Asian American Dreams: The Emergence of an American People.
A House Committee Unanimously Approves a Modified Bush "Bioshield": is it to Protect the American People, or the Pharmaceutical Industry?
Under the project, the government will create a new market for ‘bioterror’ treatments by purchasing vaccines or therapies from drug companies once they are developed.
Right-Wing Media Strives to Have Danny Glover Dropped as MCI Spokesperson
TransAfrica Forum is launching an urgent action alert to supporters across the country, calling for a “dial-in for democracy” to MCI on behalf of TransAfrica Board Chairman Danny Glover and the right to free speech and public debate.